This August, being solicited now in comics stores, we have a magical discovery for you:
BUBBLES & GONDOLA
On a background of Django Reinhardt, this jewel of poetic fantasy is a fairy tale for all ages with spot on observations about life. Charlie is a mouse who’s trying to write but has a block. Writing is a solitary endeavor. A bird named Solitude comes to visit him to keep him company. We’re never sure he actually exists but in Charlie’s mind, yet he brings him out into the world, dares him to experience the unknown, unblocking his little existence… A drama about the blank page for Charlie who so wants to make the world more beautiful with his writing, we are transported into a tender and moving tale with a twinge of lyrical melancholy yet sweet, warm and ultimately elevating.
81/2 x11, 80pp., full color hardcover, $16.99. ISBN 978-1-56163-611-2
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THE BONEYARD SET VOLUMES 1-4
All 4 first full color volumes in one specially priced banded set of this popular spoof of horror. Michael Paris has inherited a plot in the remote town of Raven Hollow. As he arrives, he gets to find out what a doozie that is. He’s basically inherited a cemetery that the villagers want razed! Why? It’s haunted with apparently frightening creatures putting a curse on the whole town! But when Paris actually gets to meet some of the denizens of his inherited headache, it turns out they ain’t all that bad (the vamp, in fact, is quite cute) and maybe the evil is not where it may seem…
6×9, 400pp., full color trade pbs., 4 volumes banded set: $49.99, ISBN 978-1-56163-619-8
NEW FROM EUROTICA:
BARBARIAN CHICKS & DEMONS, VOL.4
In medieval times, powerful warrior chicks get their way shamelessly with warlords to powerful demons themselves! Beautifully fully painted artwork. This volume presents 5 stories including Milady training her young nubile underlings, an anthropologist pupil relating to his master his derring-do in getting ancient scrolls which actually involved the sexual exploits of his hired female mercenary Shaya in placating the savages, an abducted Princess chained up, protesting -but loving- the raunchy treatment at the hands of her tormentor before the bungling hero Sir Corwin saves her, and more!
8 1/2 x 11, full color trade pb., $11.95; ISBN 978-1-56163-616-7
Cover too sexy to be shown here! Go to Eurotica and Coming Up August.
NEW FROM PAPERCUTZ, being solicited in cocmics stores now!
CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #15 “Wuthering Heights”
By Emily Bronte
Adapted by Rick Geary
Rick Geary adapts Emily Bronte’s masterpiece! Bronte’s romantic classic established the quintessentially dark, brooding antihero in the form of the character Heathcliff. Heavily influenced by the poet Lord Byron, the beautiful flow of her words is matched by Rick Geary’s art in this comics adaptation. Eisner Award-winner Geary’s comics work in historical fiction is unparalleled – earlier adaptations by Geary include CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #1 “Great Expectations” and #2 ‘The Invisible Man.” Geary is also known for his exceptional graphic novel series “A Treasury of Victorian Murder” and “A Treasury of 20th Century Murder.”
6 ½ x 9, 56pp., full-color hardcover: $9.99
PAPERCUTZ SLICES #3 “Percy Jerkson and the Ovolactovegetarians”
Margo Kinney-Petrucha and Stefan Petrucha, writers
Rick Parker, artist
Half human, half brand name, Percy Jerkson and his pals Rover and Bananabreath eat only natural dairy foods, making them Ovolactovegetarians. But evil forces wish to destroy them so the world will only have junk food. Now the half-wits must battle the army of fast food giant McKronos and his legion of corporate icons. While the monstrous Hyphen, the creature from between worlds, attacks, McKronos begins his assault on the world’s largest shopping mall, where Mount Whole Foods stands with no one at the registers! It’s up to Percy Jerkson to stop the Lord of Grime!
6 x 9, 64pp., full-color paperback: $6.99
CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED DELUXE #4:
“The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”
By Mark Twain, writer. Adapted by Jean David Morvan and Frederique Voulyze
Severine Le Fevebvre, artist
Presenting Mark Twain’s timeless stories of Tom Sawyer and his friends Joe Harper and Huckleberry Finn, brilliantly brought to graphic novel through Severine Le Fevebvre’s vibrant art. Sawyer’s adventures including pirating on the Mississippi River, schoolyard fisticuffs, and his genius fence-painting scheme, haven’t lost any of their appeal over a hundred years after Twain first wrote this classic novel. Almost every young boy or girl fantasizes of tagging along with Tom and Huck, sharing their incredible escapades. Through Morvan’s adaptation and Voulyze’s art, the reader can live the fantasy of exploring the muddy banks of the Mississippi, tagging along with Tom and his friends through experiences that never grow old.
61/2 x 9, 144 pages, full-color, hardcover: $17.95, ISBN 1-59707-152-9